OHL NA: Executive Office (New York)

Assistant Project Manager - Waste Water Treatment Plant

Job Locations US-CA-Valencia
Job ID
Project and Field Engineering


OHL North America (OHL NA) merges global expertise and 100+ year legacy with the latest innovations and a strong regional footprint to deliver North America's most complex infrastructure and construction projects. The company has more than 2,300 engineering and construction professionals across the region and specializes in the construction and modernization of highways, bridges, rail and transit systems, hospitals, and schools. OHL NA is the North American division of international construction and concessions company Obrascón Huarte Lain (OHL Group), headquartered in Madrid, Spain. The North American region is a key market for OHL globally with approximately $1.5B in revenue in 2016. OHL NA's regional headquarters are located in College Point, New York and has operations coast to coast, including California, New York, Texas, Florida, and Illinois. OHL NA ranks #10 on Engineering News Record's (ENR) 2017 Top 50 Domestic Heavy Contractors List.



This is one of the most complicated Water Purification Projects currently underway and this Advanced Water Treatment Facility (AWTF) is just starting. There is opportunity for you to take part in the refining of the project and follow through the deliveries, building, installation and start-up of this fascinating facility.


The project consists of a large amount of underground piping and electrical, concrete structures, metal buildings, chemical farms. Major equipment includes Microfiltration System, Nano-filtration System and an Enhanced Membrane System along with all support systems representing a unique opportunity to learn and understand some of the most advanced processes available



The Assistant Project Manager is responsible for providing technical engineering and project control support on wastewater treatment plant construction project. This role works closely with the Project Manager to implement policies and procedures required for project success. The PE is expected to maintain a good knowledge of the contract specifications, documents and the scope of work, including subcontracts and purchase orders and to assist in development of project status report, submittals, procurement of materials and equipment, development of project work packages.

  • Works closely with Project Managers, Superintendents, Foreman and Crews on Project Deliverables.
  • Process/manage material deliveries – ensure that materials received are properly inspected for quantity and quality and are in compliance with contract documents.
  • Assist in material contracts.
  • Assist in developing and updating the project schedule.
  • Coordinate and schedule shop drawings and submittals.
  • Maintain a complete and current record of submittals, approvals and resubmittals, including a file of letters of transmittal and dates of each transaction.
  • High level of involvement in the operations of our cost control system and analysis of construction costs.
  • Participate in monthly forecasting revenue and cost accruals.
  • Process and estimate change orders and requests for information as directed by the Project Manager.
  • Develop engineering submittals for self-perform work scopes
  • Develop work packages for field work coordination and construction activities
  • Follows OHL North America policies and procedures, including safety policies.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering or related experience.
  • Heavy/Civil Construction background with 7+ years experience.
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment experience strongly preferred, water or sanitation agency experience is also highly desirable
  • Above ground mechanical piping or process equipment experience preferred, facilities start up experience a plus.
  • Must be safety oriented – 10-hour and 30-hour OSHA certificates are preferred.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong work ethic – willing to do what it takes to get the job done.
  • Ability to function as a team builder/player.
  • The ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments.
  • Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) training a plus.
  • Experience performing construction layouts a plus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee will require ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments. Employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud noise.


OHL NA and its affiliates are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected class.


OHL USA, Inc. and its subsidiaries (“OHL”) shall not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to OHL or an employee of OHL, by mail, electronically, or otherwise will be considered OHL property. OHL will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. OHL will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. OHL Human Resources is the only authorized representative of OHL to execute any agreements with search firms or staffing agencies. As a condition for payment, a Vendor shall have OHL USA Inc.’s Personnel Agreement and a Job Order signed by an authorized OHL HR representative. Verbal or written communications from any employee of OHL and its subsidiaries shall not be considered binding obligations. All resumes whether unsolicited or solicited shall be the property of OHL.




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